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Dr diagnose alcohol neuropathy by call.tingling legs/feet 5wks. 2nd dr-reflex,touch,strength,co-ordination.bloods fine.says none and my anxiety.3rd dr by call says combination of both.no face to face appt with dr1&3.pvte neurologist appt made.afraid?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Neuropathy: If you're experiencing tingling,pins& needles for weeks, peripheral neuropathy is a possibility. I assume you're not diabetic or deficient in vitamin B12, calcium or magnesium. I recommend having an EMG to determine whether you have peripheral neuropathy. In the meantime try taking magnesium&calcium supplements and continue abstinence from alcohol.

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